Popularly regarded as the land of the Mediterranean belt, Southern Europe, mainly includes Spain, Italy, Malta, Corsica, Greece, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Slovenia, East Thrace of European Turkey and Cyprus.
If you are someone looking to visit the cathedrals and catch a glimpse of what may have seemed to have evolved as a tourist hotspot, you are in the right place. This place encapsulates many such places that carries significant importance to it. Colosseum in Rome (the Gladiatorial arena), Acropolis of Athens, the Roman Forum, Parthenon, Castel Sant’Angelo are dated as early as 2-5th century BC. These places speak of ancient history and legacy. Have you imagined the feeling to stand among the lands once walked by these god-like creatures?
Every lane would have one church or the other. By that, we mean, there are many Cathedrals and holy places you can visit. These places not just find significance in the holiness of the place, but rather the architectural style and marvel that they have built it with. Gaudi designed a landmark church named the La Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo, medieval cathedral like the red dome of Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore, the world’s largest basilica St Peter’s, the ornate 14th century old tilted tower of Pisa, St Mark’s Square, the Vatican Museums, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Duomo di Milano, the famous Sistine Chapel, Rialto Bridge, Tower of Belem, Meteora, Grand Canal and many other landmark and iconic places that will surely take you in an awe’s existence! If you are lucky enough to fly over this land, and you see some dome like structures towering all over, then lest assured, that you are in South of Europe!
With all this historic past, do we have anything set aside for leisure? Of course yes! There are beaches, nightclubs, national parks, museums, lakes and private resorts that you can hang around to spend some vacation time and relax. There is Alhambra, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Trevi Fountain, Capri, Cinque Terre, Uffizi Gallery, Doge’s palace, Casa Mila, La Rambla Barcelona, Ibiza, Ponte Vecchio, Amalfi Coast, Lake Garda, Costa del Sol, Mount Vesuvius, Royal palace of Madrid, Mount Etna, Spanish Steps, Gran Canaria, Lake Como, Hvar to name a few.
This place has a vibrant culmination of ancient churches, modern and medieval based architectural styles, influences carried out by the Romans and Greeks and what not? This place is beautifully blessed with great domes and cathedrals, with exotic holiday destinations. And food? It’s simply amazing!